Serving the People of Cleveland
The Romano Law Firm was founded in 2003 with the goal of helping local individuals, families, and small business owners through financial troubles. Our founding attorney, Joe Romano, is a dedicated advocate for the people, having focused his practice on those that need it most over large corporate entities. As a veteran and a candidate who has run for office, he understands the value of trust and hard work, qualities he provides to every client of our firm.
“He takes the time to explain every detail of the bankruptcy process. He speaks to his clients in layman's terms so they understand what they are about to do and can make an informed and educated decision.”- Adrean H.
Dawson v. J&B Detail Successful Judgment
Court determination that "On-Time Pay System" (kill-switch) is an attempt to collect a debt and must be removed from a vehicle upon the filing of a Ch. 13 bankruptcy)
Jennings v. Bodrick Successful Defense
Creditor argued that debtor was in on a Nigerian scam to invest in the international sale of auto parts.
Thomas v. Kuhn Successful Defense
Successful defense of a title company in a trustee's efforts to invalidate a mortgage and take property of debtor for benefit of creditors of the debtor.
In re Davis First Circuit Court Level Decision
Sixth Circuit found that debtor's filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy are permitted to continue deductions made from payroll into retirement in the Means Test and can continue to fund the retirement plan throughout the life of the chapter 13 plan provided the debtor was doing so prior to the filing of the Chapter 13.
In re DeVito Successful Appeal
When a Ch. 13 plan is filed it becomes the plan, superseding all previously filed plans. Court was wrong to dismiss case based on the non-confirmability of a chapter 13 plan that had been amended
Rhiel v. Seye (In re Kebe) Successful Defense
Represented the 3rd party co-owner of property, showing that value of property to Seye outweighed the value of the property to the creditors of the debtor's bankruptcy estate.